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ICARDA Update

October 10, 2017

Despite prevailing social constraints, village-based seed enterprises are providing a route to empowerment.

October 01, 2017

Although grasspea contains toxins that are dangerous for human health, improved cultivars are making this hardy pulse an increasingly viable option.

September 26, 2017

Adapting to climate change and reducing the risk of instability requires renewed investments in agricultural research for development.

September 26, 2017

Former ICARDA researcher receives prestigious award for an academic paper on the Center’s participatory breeding program.

September 26, 2017

A recent meeting in Beirut discussed a new regional partnership to support agricultural research for development in West Asia and North Africa.

September 26, 2017

ICARDA has approved a plan and budget for an initiative aiming to raise crop production and strengthen national food security in Iran.

September 26, 2017

Discussing collaborative research activities and on-going efforts to strengthen food security with Abu Dhabi’s Food Control Authority. 

September 26, 2017

ICARDA presented practical solutions and strategies at the 13th session of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

September 26, 2017

ICARDA’s North Africa Platform in Rabat, Morocco, recently hosted the CGIAR’s Independent Science and Partner Council (ISPC).

September 10, 2017

ICARDA has deposited accessions from its 2016 seed harvest into the Svalbard Global Seed Vault for long-term safe-keeping.

August 28, 2017

Although migration provides rural women with income-generating opportunities, prevailing social constraints limit their decision-making power. 

August 16, 2017

A workshop that modeled and predicted runoff and erosion rates using a web-based tool will help national partners reverse degradation.

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